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  • $627 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Rajanen
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Technology and Reading!

My students need iPods to access curriculum and enhance learning and Time for Kids to expand their minds and improve their reading skills.

My Students

Two incredibly important elements of a child's education are access to technology and access to non-fiction texts, specifically news related. Unfortunately, my students are not consistently exposed to these resources at the level they should be.

My students are 6-8th graders who want nothing more than to learn and expand their minds.

They are eager to try new things, learn about what is happening in the world, and access new forms of technology. They are hard working, conscientious, and kind. I have no doubt that iPods and a subscription to Time for Kids would be fully utilized by my students.

My Project

iPods in our classroom will serve multiple purposes. Students will be able to access grade level curriculum through audio texts and will also be able to submit assignments through recording their voices. The iPods will also allow students to practice reading fluency. Time for Kids will provide exciting reading opportunities as well as encourage students to become more informed and engaged in modern day events.

In today's world, technology is essential.

Children are put at a major disadvantage if they do not have regular access to technology. iPods are a major asset to a child's learning in multiple ways. Similarly, regular access to non-fiction texts are incredibly important to reading development. Time for Kids is an excellent resource which will allow my students to grow in reading and world knowledge.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® iPod nano® 8GB* MP3 Player (5th Generation) - Blue • Best Buy $134.99 3 $404.97
Edition 3 - 4 with Around the World (Grades 3 and 4) TIME For Kids is a weekly classroom newsmagazine that motivates kids to read. Issues cover a wide range of real-world topics and themes kids love to learn about and it s the best nonfiction text you ll find! Edition 3 - 4 builds non-fiction literacy skills and helps students better understand their world. In addition to receiving Edition 3 - 4, subscribers will receive TFK Around the World. • Time for Kids $4.88 15 $73.20

Materials cost

$478.17

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$532.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.94

Total project goal

$626.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$626.28

5 Donors

-$215.00

Donations toward project cost

-$190.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.75

Matching donations from our partners

-$402.46

Match offers toward project cost

-$342.09

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.37

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by American Tower Company and 6 other donors.

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